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Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence…

A North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters decry killings of two black men by police in Texas; destruction follows Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines; costumed boy waits for start of anti-corruption protest in Guatemala.

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with…

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but which also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region

Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms…

Overconfidence? Democrats predicting takeover of one chamber of Congress _ at least _ as elections approach

Kavanaugh's Accuser Willing To Testify, But She…

Ford also wants her safety guaranteed and she wants the committee to subpoena additional witnesses.

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays…

2 secretaries-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case

Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong…

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who…

A Maryland sheriff says the woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage

China Opens New Embassy In The Dominican Republic

Earlier this year, the Dominican Republic cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan and entered into a formal agreement with China.

Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartments

About 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable

Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."

The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi want a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for racial overtones

Ford Motor told to pay Thai customers for…

Ford Motor ordered to compensate Thai customers for faulty transmissions

Family: Man killed under Santa Monica Pier wasn't homeless

Authorities say a man was found fatally bludgeoned on a Southern California beach the same day two of three homeless men died after they were beaten last weekend in downtown Los Angeles

Trade War With China Could Cost Auto Industry…

Auto industry watchers fear the increasing tariffs, coupled with the president's stance on NAFTA, could be catastrophic for American manufacturers.

Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so…

An old bogeyman, higher oil prices, may still be scary but doesn't have the same power to hurt the US economy